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Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
to a fire scene near rochester new york were shot. tonight two firefighters are dead.two others.hospitalized in serious condition.but expected to survive. firefighters were not allowed to even battle the massive fire for nearly six hours this morning. that's because the fire scene quickly turned into a crime scene. right as the volunteer firefightrs were arriving on scene.police say he was waiting for the volunteer firefighters to a rod.raw ifto arrive he was waig for the volunteer firefighters 62-year-old william spangler was perched like a sniper.firing off rounds towards the unsuspecting first responders. two were killed. 43 year old mike chiapperini who also served as the town's police department public information officer. and 19-year-old tomas kachoofka. kachoofka and chiapperini's son were best friends. two other firefighters who were shot are expected to recover. police say before dawn.the suspect, william spengler set a house and car on fire to lure the firefighters. as soon as they arrived, police say he started shooting. while police were looking for the shoote
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
western new york or two firefighters have been shot and killed are responded to a fire that has been engulfed. officials in the town of what's to say that someone shot at firefighters early this morning when they arrived at the see of the fire near lake ontario shore just east of rochester. >> it is my understanding now that there are three houses burning, possibly one motor vehicle barring that the fire continues to progress. the exposures allowed that progression and as soon as we can get equipment down in there, we will go in there and extinguish the fire. we approached it initially as we approach every report of a house fire. they were firemen respond and in both areas and their private bills. upon going on location, we assume exiting their vehicles they encountered gunfire and they even believe were retreated. >> many lawmakers say that they are willing to pursue some changes in the national gun laws. however, they're facing opposition from the national rifle association. since the massacre is sandy hook elementary school in new town, connecticut senate term dianne feinstein has
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
, police in new york are searching for a woman is a push the man to his death on a subway platform. >> witnesses said a woman was talking to herself in pacing of the seven train platform in queens. >> they say she pushed a man of to the tracks as the train pulled into the station and then she ran away. >> police say the man was struck by the first card pinned down by the second. they're not identify the victim had been out cameras in the neighbor to find the video of the woman. >> retired general norman schwarzkorf has died. >> gained national attention in 1991 when he led operation desert storm. >> which liberated kuwait but after the iraq invasion. >> his sister city died of complications from pneumonia. he noticed foreman norman r. taught to tampa after serving as commander-in-chief of u.s. central command. he was 78 years old. >> secretaries day hillary clinton is heading back to work next week. clinton's been working from home while recovering from a concussion she suffered after fainting while fighting a stomach virus. >> her return to the state farm is likely to be good news
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Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
the new york city police commissioner from 1994 to 1996 and was credited with improving the crime rate in that city. he took over as the chief of police in los angeles in 2002 and led the department until 2009. o.p.d. says he will offer his advice but the chief says he is still in charge in oakland. chief howard jordan oakland police they will give us recommendations and it is up to me to make sure they are implemented because at the end of the day it's my responsibility to make sure the policing in a lawful and constitutional and it's also effective and efficiant to reduce violent crime. >> reporter: bratton and his business partner bob wasserman created the comp stat system that is used by many major police departments in the country, including oakland. jordan ... >> we want to look at what we are doing here in oakland. we have the comp stat model here in oakland and we want to look at how we can strengthen it and improve it based on his experience and how he's used it in l.a. and in new york. >> reporter: bratton and his company will start early next year. i'm jeff bush, kron f
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Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
lanza's body has been claimed for burial. that's according to the new york times. the paper wasn't able to learn from the state medical examiner who took him. on december 14th, lanza shot and killed 26 people, sandy hook elementary schoolbefore that massacre, lanza home nearby. police haven't given ait's the 11th hour and still no fiscal cliff deal on the table. when we return. we take a look at lawmakers final push to beat the new years deadline for a compromise. ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> another day gone and still no deal on the fiscal cliff. if nothing is done by midnight monday, mandatory tax hikes and spending cuts will kick in, impacting every american. senate majority leader harry reid says while negotiations are on-going, the senate will not vote on any plan this evening. elizabeth corridan is monitoring the situation from washington, d-c. >> reporter: >> as >> as we gather with so
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Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
could expect, coming up. . >> catherine: in upstate new york - volunteer firefighters were ambushed at the scene of a house fire today. two of them were shot and killed.and a convicted felon is being blamed. aside from the two firefighters killed - two others are injured. kron4's grant lodes has the story. >> firefighters were not allowed to even battle the massive fire for nearly six hours this morning. that's because the fire scene quickly turned into a crime scene. right as the volunteer firefightrs were arriving on scene.police say 62-year- old william spangler was perched like a sniper.firing off rounds towards the unsuspecting first responders. two were killed. 43 year old mike chiapperini - who also served as the town's police department public information officer. and 19-year-old tomasz kachoofka. ka-choofka and chiapperini's son were best friends. >> people get up in the middle of the night to put out fires that they do not expect to be shot and killed. >> reporter: two other firefighters who were shot are expected to recover. police say before dawn.the suspect, william spengl
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
billions of dollars that would affect ford's from new york city to houston. amazon is announce this year's holiday sales as their biggest ever. consumers purchased 306 items per second on their peak day this season. amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. that is a new record for the online retailer. amazon set another record on christmas day for digital download. the scandal continues to dominate the websites best sellers with the kindle fire hb tablet leading the way. >> it helps the u.s. economy. >> that's why i did it mark >> you did it for the economy. a look at the bay bridge and it is common pleasant and 32 degrees right now. we're expecting a few rain showers later on today. >> we are watching the weather across the country and a lot of folks are still traveling. many people in the midwest and northeast waking up to sonority conditions. -- snowy conditions you can see in the northeast they are getting a break from the storm but i want to focus and on the gulf states where parts of arkansas and southern louisiana are looking at the possibility
KRON
Dec 15, 2012 2:30pm PST
to the big apple -- new york city. so, if your family's visiting for the holidays, here are some great things you can see and do. let's start at the top. you just can't beat the views from the observation deck of the empire state building. if you like to skate, the ice is nice at wollman's rink in central park. here's one tourist attraction that's good enough to eat. serendipity has fun food and its famous frozen hot chocolate. [ chuckling ] yum. new york is the theater capital of the world. a hot ticket is the christmas spectacular at radio city music hall. but one of the best shows in town is free -- the fantastic holiday windows, like these at ralph lauren. they draw lots of oohs and ahhs. >> look at that. [ gasps ] >> look at the dress. it's so pretty. >> and they draw you into the store, as well. how could i resist? they're all gifts, i promise. and of course, there's the giant tree at rockefeller center. so, let's recap. if you're visiting new york city this time of year, there's lots of fun things to do while you're here. it's great to skate at the park's wollman rink, and
KRON
Dec 8, 2012 2:30pm PST
may surprise you. >> we're at madame tussauds new york getting a behind-the-scenes peek at all the work it takes to keep these life-size wax figures looking lifelike. >> and there's lots more ahead, so stay with us. >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm livia. here's this week's top story. >> bullying is making a lot of news nowadays. that's because it's so common. brandon tells us about an unusual program that's helping to prevent bullying. not only does it start in elementary school, it takes an approach that's rather dramatic. >> hey, listen. i wanted to talk to you about the math, 'cause... >> liz and rachel call themselves actor/educators. and they're putting on a performance to help these 5th graders understand how a little issue can grow into something big and hurtful. >> she didn't show her friend her math homeworks, and her friend started to, like, exclude her from all the games and parties. >> the performance gives kids an opportunity they don't get in real life. the chance to stop the action and to discuss what's going on. >> what did you guys just see
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Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
in meningitis cases in new york city. there have been 12 cases of the disease reported among gay men in new york city in the past year t. can be transmitted -- it can be transmitted during intimate or sexual conduct with someone who is infected, sneezing, coughing or sharing drinks or food with a opinion who's infected -- person who's infected. although there as well not been cases in san francisco, officials are asking those who have recently travelled to new york to consult their doctors. >>> marijuana smokers lit up at the space needle at midnight. >> three, two, one! [ cheering and applause ] >> there are still some stipulations. users must carry less than an ounce of marijuana, and it is still illegal to buy or grow it. there is also the big question of what the federal government will do about the decriminalization of pot at the state level since marijuana is still illegal on the federal level. >>> lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people are better at managing their money than the average american! a survey found they earned more, saved more, have less debt, and are be
KRON
Dec 19, 2012 8:00pm PST
sacramento 99-88 in the fourth quarter it is just underway. and the new york knicks, with carmelo attendee after missing the last couple of teams with a sprained ankle. the first quarter, carmelo at the knee with a sidestep, 70-14, new york knicks and again carl anthony pulls up with a 3- pointer. 31 points, he is averaging 37 points. 100-86 = a new york knicks. the battle of the boroughs. and the stanford women women's basketball team got all it could handle tonight in south carolina. women - #1 stanford at #21 south carolina tara vanderveer and dawn staley hugging before game under 5 minutes left 40-39 stanford alieghsa welch hits the 3- pointer 42-40 south carolina next possession chiney ogumike powers in the layup and is fouled she made the free throw 44-42 stanford under 1 minute 45-45 tie mikaela reuf . with the layup to give stanford the lead for good final: 53-49 stanford >> tim lincecum has a new hair cut. this is really all the we know. meanwhile, thisthis next story is hard to believe a florida 5th grader, standing all of 4-feet-5 inches tall.is starting on the varsity high scho
KRON
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
upstate new york are seeing a heavy snowfall. the national weather service has issued a winter storm warning until midday today. if there is also a forecast of a totaled eight to 12 in. of snow by tonight. for those of you are traveling on roads, new york state police and the dot have kept files out to keep roads open. drivers will still have to be cautious. forecasters expected the snow will turn to drizzle. this may cause a black ice on the road. >> snow is falling at a rate of 2 in. per hour and portions of vermont, new hampshire, and new york. we have also seen power outages but it looks like some of the active weather will start to subside as we head into the weekend. regardless, we do have several watches and warnings on the screen. most of these will expire by letter on this afternoon. this has been a major storm that has affected majority of the country. we did have some snow up in texas and target as it touched down in the southern areas. we will continue to monitor this. >> it is definitely cloudy and we are seen sunshine. it is 43 degrees out the door in hayward and as we
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
defendants are set to appear in court in january. >>> new york city police are looking for the woman they say shoved a man in front of an oncoming subway train last night. the man was killed. police in new york released this sketch of the woman. she was also seen on security video - running from the station. witnesses say she had been pacing the platform and talking to herself. the man who was killed has been identified as 46-year- old graphic designer sunando sen ...of queens >> jacqueline: it is raining over the bay bridge toll plaza and we will try call on it is going to last. . track how long it is going to last... ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >> catherine: time is winding down. and still no deal to keep the country from falling off the fiscal cliff.. with the deadline just 4- days away. the president and congressional leaders met at the white house for more talks. stacey cohan has the
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
the new york times this recent feud is that twitter is going to start to take on and still gritake on twitter will take on instagram directly. >> and how about a holiday wish list? i would like to share this with you. best buy is offering to dollars of all iphone including the new iphone 5. it is $50. the entry level at $150 with eight to your contract. and amazon is offering $50 off the kindle fire. high- definition tablet. it just came out i am surprised it is on sale already the 16 gb = $250 and enter firehd89 for the coupon code. >>pam: tear-filled apologies over the royal pregnancy prank -- that took a deadly turn. that story coming tonight at 5:30. >> major changes for california and the medieval are not happy. the fallout from the new logo changes -- people are not happy >> the university of california has a new logo after 150 years. it is actually of setting a lot of people. they are taking action with an on-line petition with 40,000 signatures, and a facebook page to pull its on the new logo 5000 people have joined that page. it reportedly shows the university system is a
KRON
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
clot was filed found yesterday door a follow-up medical visit. these are areas of new york's presbyterian hospital where mrs. clinton as same. if this is a five-year old clinton suffered a concussion several weeks ago after she fainted while recovering from a stomach virus. she was supposed to return to work this week. we will be right back. >> hundred of thousands of minimum-wage workers in 10 states will see a pay boost in the new year. according to the nonprofit advocate advocacy group the national employment law project, rhode island workers will see the biggest paycheck increases in average of $510 a year for the average worker. the group says workers and nine other states including colorado, florida and ohio will see the minimum wage jump between 10 to 15¢ an hour. an estimated 855,000 workers will be affected by the changes. in 2013, 19 states and the district of columbia will have rates above the federal level. lawmakers are trying the head off a possible doubling of milk prices in january. both parties on the house and senate agriculture committees have agreed to one-year extens
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Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm PST
. >> reporter: he was a former police commissioner in the new york and boston he is ready to meet the challenge of oakland. >> might challenge was that it was a very small police force for a very large city. we were able to implement change and that the crime rate has gone for 12 consecutive years. >> reporter: he also says that the public's opinion about the police force and willing to turn that around that around in oakland as well. j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> oakland is 400,000 it has seen the 130 murders. the most in five years. oakland has about 400-thousand residents. it's seen 130 murders.most in five years. one of every three-thousand people were killed in san francisco's populationit has seen 67 murders.that's up 34 percentso one in every 12-thousand people were murdered this year in san franisco. and san jose has nearly 1 million people. 45 murders this year, most since 1991. one in every 21,000 people were killed in san jose. all three bay area cities saw homicides increase this year compared to 2011. for comparison.we'll widen the view. chicaco has 2.7 million people.and 49
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Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> they're attempting to boost their in international operations between new york and london. the deal will not be announced any time soon. we will let you know when word comes down. the transaction would be the latest in a round of mergers that every shape the airline. highlights oil prices may precipitate more takeovers in the future. >> ford is recalling two of its biggest selling and newest models. the 2013 escape cross over. and the fusion mid-size sedan. the automatic said they can overheat and catch fire. ford says that has not been any reported injuries but has 12 reports of a stake fires and one for fusion. this is the third recall for the state. the fusion was up just name green car of the year at the l.a. auto show. >> the amount of global he traffic pollution rose again last year by 3 percent. scientists say it is unlikely that global warming can be limited to a couple of degrees. majority of the increase comes from china and carbon the oxide pollution. the nine states in germany are the only two countries to reduce their carbon dioxide pollution. that amounts to two, 4 million
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
in at no. 2. topping london, new york city and washington d.c. in the top side. san francisco is the sixth most searched city. rounding out the top 10 are san diego, dubai, new orleans and hong kong. >> analysts by dink life dot com right san francisco was the best place for couples with and will end comes and no kids to live. new york city comes in second place. and washington d.c. is third on the list. san francisco has the lowest percentage of children out of major cities in america. only 13.4% of the city's approximately 800,000 residents are under 80 years old. >> wthis is for you. a new company golden spike announce that you can go get a round trip tickets to the moon for $1.5 million by 2020. the company is selling this moon trip to the nation's, corporations, and individuals. golden spikes says that they're putting much of the details together for these flights. >>
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Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
meningitis cases in new york city. there is been about 12 cases of the disease were reported among gay men in new york in the past year. meningitis can be transmitted during intimate or sexual contact with someone who was infected. it also be transmitted by sneezing, coughing or sharing drinks are food with an infected person. although there has not been any recent cases in san francisco. health officials are asking those who plan to travel or have recently traveled to new york to consult with their doctor. >> with warnings that this flu season could be one of the worst in recent years to restore farmers is in the bay area will be giving free flu shots to children ages 4 to 18. >> the free vaccination program is called shoe the flu. it is designed to improve or rock community health. the program runs through the end of the year and is being funded by the page family foundation. again it is free. the reynauds took on the denver broncos at the coliseum. the broncos quarterback jason manning through his 30 touchdown bidding the ride is 26 to 13 last night. >> carlson, or for one of decept
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Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
quick look at the bridges. to-three lanes in each direction. >> from san francisco, to new-york of this real life st necnicholas. this real life santa claus. he collected a toys. this is made up of over 100 children. from brooklyn, staten island. he is hoping to turn this into a non- profit. coming up on the kron 4 morning news, george will continue keep us updated. forest, this live look outside at the james lick freeway. remember, we had those heavy storms. we are expecting gusty conditions we could even this season trees toppling over with the wind coming through. and by 6:00 a.m., still heavy. you can expect downpours fiord and for the evening. this front, showing some residual scattered showers. . >> sadly, there are a couple of problems on the nimitz this vehicle, flipped over and it has been struck by passing vehicles, there have been two other cars that hit it 880 northbound, shut down. however, there is not even much of a delay or a backup but there is a key to work. add a route-it is a reroute-to the next on ramp. your best is probably using 580. >> the water is back on 4
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Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
remember comrade killed a the line of duty is quantifier and upstate new york. >> the cascabel the body of volunteer firefighters and police lt. michael ch iapperini . >> the 430 was one of two firefighters gun down, police say by an ex-con who deliberately set his house on fire to lure fire crews into a deadly ambush. >> is lot was mocked as a pass by the 10 chaiapp rinis casket. >> the sooner for the 19 year-old volunteer firefighters scheduled for later today. >> a judge ordered a psychiatric exam for the woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of the new york city subway train. >> prosecutors said in a week in court hearing that erica melendez pushed the man because she thought " it would be cool and also blank muslims for the september 11th tax. >> friends of the victims say 46 year-old sunando sen was a hindu from india. >> we will be right >> all combat. the time is 4:29 developing news this morning. >> we are in the final hour to lawmakers to keep the nation from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. >> economists fear the domination of automatic spending cuts and tax
KRON
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am PST
country the fall on the front page of yesterday's new york post scene here has a lot of people questioning the newspaper and the photographer who took this photoperiod the headline reads dude pushed on the subway track this man is about to die. this is a 58 year-old man desperately klein a platform as the train is coming at them. it is a terrifying image. the freelance photographer captured this image on monday after someone shoved the man from the platform on times square. the train struck the man and he died and the new york hospital on left behind a wife and daughter. the photographer saw the man fall onto the tracks and said he ran toward the oncoming train firing his cameras flashed to warn the driver. he said he was shocked that people closer to the victim did not try to help him and the stands before the train struck. some critics are questioning the photographers motives. we are asking why didn't the photographer help? why did the newspaper published the photo? we put this on the kron4 facebook page and not no one helped him to the matter not one person. the paper publi
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Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
top six in california, plus new york and the pricy suburbs in connecticut. in the big apple, someone with the median income of 68=thousand dollars could afford less than 30 percent of the homes. in san francisco, incomes are higher, but so are home prices. more than two=thirds of the homes are too expensive for a median=income buyer. orange county is third on the national list. followed by los angeles and connecticut's fairfield county. san jose rounds out the top six, despite a high median income of 105=thousand dollars. real estate is too expensive there for more than 50 percent of the residents. >> grant lodes, kron 4 news. >>jacqueline: temperatures were slightly warmer in the 60s for most of the bay area. 60s in the santa rosa. 63 in oakland, 61 in san mateo. as we go for the overnight hours it is going to be very cold it is already quite chilly in a number of locations with areas of dense fog. we're already seeing that in the north bay. with sunny skies and mild expected tomorrow and even nicer on sunday let us take a look on futurecast is shows widespread 40's for the
KRON
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
charge prisoners in some states. here in new york, where fees are banned, rates can go as low as 5¢ a minute. but in places like colorado, inmates did charge almost 90¢ a minute. the sec is planning to open the public comment about reducing rates nationwide. >> the u.s. population is said to hit 350 million by the new year's day. it has an increase of less than 1 percent since april 2010, which was the last time the population snapshot was taken. the growth rate is lower than projected. laura bird and immigration rates are believed to be the reason. the u.s. population is expected to be nearly 400 million by 2015. that's nearly 40 million fewer people than initially projected. we will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you c
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Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
tomorrow and friday. starbucks plans to buy ads in the washington post and new york times loitered in the week as part of its come better campaign. rumors that the second generation ipad mini with a rat in a display is set to launch a head of apple's typical annual schedule next year have been swirling. it appears abels full-sized ipad may be sticking to its new semi annual release schedule. new reports suggest apple plans to launch a new thinner, lighter and 9.7 and ipad as soon as march of 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, the march was also suggested in recent rat not ipad mini rumors. the time is 6:11 a.m. and we will be back in a couple of minutes. a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. an oakland is 51 degrees, that seems kind of warm to made. the high will be 56. with rain yesterday we have what roads today. we have the bright lights for the pirates scored new year's eve party getting started at 11:30 p.m. on december 31st. óó >> this morning and have alleged acts warning has expired on lake tahoe. sierra
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Dec 16, 2012 8:00pm PST
of the president's record on the issue are pressing for specific proposals. new york mayor michael bloomberg said "calling for 'meaningful action' is not enough. we need immediate action. we have heard all the rhetoric before. what we have not seen is leadership - not from the white house and not from congress." gun violence has not been a priority for the obama administration. as he ran for president in 2008, obama supported reinstating a ban on assault weapons. >> don't tell me we can't uphold the second amendment while keeping ak-47s out of the hands of criminals. >>reporter: once elected, he did not make good on his campaign pledge. after his first year in office, the brady campaign to prevent gun violence gave the president across the board f's on its report card. >> the senate will come to order. >>reporter: a major obstacle for the president: congress, where even in the democratic-controlled senate, there has been little appetite to touch the controversial issue. multiple gun control bills have been introduced. not a single one has made it to the floor for a vote. those invo
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Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
those shares over. is a move by delta to boost its international operations between new york and london. a number of mergers has reshaped the on airline industry. with the high price of oil we could see more takeovers in the years to come. >> ford is recalling two of its biggest selling in u.s. models. the 2013 escape cross over and the 2013 ephesian mid-size sedan. with the 16 1.6 l engine. those engines can overheat and catch fire. there have not been any injuries reported in this but they have a dozen reports of fire for the escape and one for the fusion. this is the threat third recall for the new escapes' fs. the fusion wast named green car fire of the year at the auto show. >> it is 6:11 a.m. and will be back in a minute. the golden gate bridge it shows a nice easy ride for marin county. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. [ male announcer ] this
KRON
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
destroyed in upstate new york after what we showed you yesterday live on our air here where the firefighters went to respond to a house fire and someone started shooting at them. let me go back and i'll tell you who the name of the shooter is now we know that this morning. william spengler is the one who police say set his own home on fire and then fired shots at the firefighters when they showed up. sean carroll tells us it's not spengler's first run-in with police. >> the first police officer managed to exchange fire with spengler who laid in wait. >> he was shooting at a berm near the home where he can barricaded himself with his weapons to shoot the innocent responders. and i will say the first webster police officers to respond engaged the shooter in probably in all likelihood, saved many lives. >> reporter: spengler's criminal past dates back to july, 1980, the death of his grandmother. >> spengler lived alone at this house for over 40 years. she was found dead at the floor of the dwelling by her grandson, william spengler, who lives next door. spengler discovered the body
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
. welcome back. the time is 4:2. 5 >> new york police may be closing in on a suspect in a pushing killing. >> aid cain has this story from new york. >> police questioned a man who implicated his mahimself ave marks of a writer. the man was pushing killed by an oncoming train. the commissioner says they're getting input from writers that were in the station. >>--riders that were in the station. >> it all apparently started with an argument. >> new york police obtain this video that shows the victim whose face is obscured before he was shoved onto the track. empty a worker nigel grant says some people try to get the conductor's attention as a train came into the station. >> the train finally came to a stop about three-quarters of the way into the station. patrick gomez says everyone was stunned. >> everyone was in shock not knowing what was going on peo. >> witnesses say the victim frantically tried to climb onto the platform as the train built into the station. his efforts were in vain he was struck and killed by the train. >> i ahead pain reporting. >> also making headlines best-71 euro d
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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am PST
and friday. starbucks plans to buy as in washington post and the new york times later in the week as part of its come together campaign. >> rumors that a second generation ipad mini with eight right now display is set to lions ahead of apple's typical annual schedule that share have been swirling. now it appears that apple's full- size ipad may be sticking to its new semi and release schedule. new reports suggest that apple's plans to launch a new standard, lauder 9.7 in. ipad as soon as march 2013. the fourth ipad model was just released last month along side the ipad mini, but march was also suggested in recent red ipad mini remorse. >> we will be right back. heavy snowfall in the sierra is causing dangerous conditions for skiers. in the past three days, two people have died and two others have been injured after being called in separate avalanches. kron 4 urs of charles clifford has details. >> a snow border was caught in an avalanche on monday. they stated that heavy amounts of new snow is sitting on unstable snow which is causing danger. during this latest cause of dangers they
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Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
dollars. in a joint statement on the matter, governor andrew cuomo of new york and new jersey governor chris christie say, this money will help their states recover, repair, and rebuild. they also say, their request includes funding to invest in efforts to protect the region from impact of storms like sandy. both governors recently went to washington to lobby lawmakers for federal funds. >> a new jobs report shows. a big drop in the nations unemployment. last month, 146- thousand jobs were added in the u-s. right now, the unemployment rate is 7-point-7 percent. that number does not include people who have stopped looking for work. still - it is the lowest percentage in 4-years. kron 4's justine waldman has a closer look at employment growth here in the bay area. and shows us where the jobs are here >> according to the california employment development department. there are jobs in the bay area. you just need to know where to look. ruth kavanagh's job is to watch the job numbers. she tells me. the latest figures show the labor market is improving. >> some growth is recovery from the dow
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Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
shot and killed two firefighters in new york after police say he lured them into a trap. a difficult christmas for families of the newtown shootings. how others are coming to their aid and how the victims are being honored. >> and the dangerous and deadly weather taking aim at the midwest ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> in newtown an all davey jill honoring those shoot at sandy hook elementary school. the candles were lit last night and volunteers are taking three hour shifts to make sure they stay burning. police officers are filling in for newtown police so they can have the holiday off. in the nation's capitol 20 child like angels adorn the altar inside the chapel and each one represents one of the children killed in newtown. they will be on display through january 6th. >> disturbing new details about the man that ambushed firefighters in western new york shooting four of them and kil
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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
was 79 years old. >> police in new york are searching for one as a post a man to his death on a subway platform. >> witnesses said on was talking to ourselves and pacing on the seventh train platform in queens. >> this is to push the man on to the tracks and as the train pulled into the station and then she ran away. >> plolice say the man was struck by the first card pinned down by the second period >> cannot identify the victim and are canvassing the neighborhood to find video of the want. >> we have a live look outside at the san mateo branch we will be back with more on whether >> 7:29 a.m. as the time now. here is a look from our roof cam ranh san francisco on van ness ave. >> we're looking at a great weekend in general. i know that did things are subject to change. >> i did not think it will rain at least for today. in the south bay may be showers will develop overnight. you could see the green on your screen looks like it is impacting the north bay. the moisture not hitting the ground and is sitting offshore. we're drive of the most part for now. as we head for the course
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Dec 20, 2012 8:00pm PST
afternoon session. the nasdaq rose six points. and the s-and-p-500 gained eight. the new york stock exchange may soon have new ownership. >> your forecast, coming up [ male announcer ] if you're ready to get more from your tv service, now's a great time to get at&t u-verse tv. make the switch. [ female announcer ] call now to get at&t u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months, with a total home dvr included free for life. plus, add hbo and cinemax and get the first three months free. [ male announcer ] with u-verse tv, you can record four shows at once with the total home dvr that lets you play back, pause, or rewind your shows from any room. get over 170 hd channels. that's more than cable. [ female announcer ] call now to get at&t u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months, with a total home dvr included free for life. plus, add hbo and cinemax, and get the first three months free. [ male announcer ] and now, exclusively from at&t, our wireless receiver lets you move your tv where you want around the house, even outside. so you're no longer tied to the tv outlet. [ female ann
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
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Dec 7, 2012 7:00am PST
have been destroyed. the port authority of new york and new jersey which operates three airports say they are still trying to calculate their recover costs. >> on a quick break as the kron4 morning is returns. we are watching traffic moving slow some of the and traffic here. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer ] and with u-verse tv you can record four shows at once on your total home dvr a
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Dec 24, 2012 4:00am PST
dreams by sending her to paris. >> as you light the christmas tree, new york lights the empire state building! here you see the top of the empire state building glowing with red and green lights. the lighting is -- of course -- in honor of christmas. with just one exception, this is how the empire state building will look every night through january 6th. santa clauses in japan taking to the slopes this holiday season. you can see them here, skiing down the slope. they also handed out candy and took some kids for their own ride down the mountain on sleds. >> 4:52. we will be back, this live look outside at the golden gate bridge. traffic it is easy and light. many people on vacation. and a reminder to catch doctor phil right after the kron four morning news at 10 a-m. >> rihanna shows us what the season of giving is all about. plus, is ben affleck considering a move from elizabeth corridan has today's hollywood minute. >> she has donated or $1 million to the hospital in barbados. in honor of her grandmother. and also, ben f. le is thinking about the political agenda. >> i do not want
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
doesn't feel like new york, i feel like i am in a third world country right now >> so the governors of two states hard hit by sandy are taking their case to washington: new jersey governor chris christie meeting with white house and capitol hill officials thursday. new york governor andrew cuomo made the trip monday. combined, they're asking for more than 7 7 -billion federal dollars for relief. >> this is a big situation, big numbers, there need to be more conversations, but we are not going to stop until it is done. >> we are trying to get to a place where we can help the region recover as quickly as possible. >> white house press secretary jay carney said wednesday it's too early to say how much relief money the obama administration will request---he pointed out the administration has already designated more than two-billion dollars.transportation secretary ray lahood announced ten million more dollars for new jersey thursday. the governors' requests come as washington is caught in heated debates on how to avoid the fiscal cliff. in washington, emily schmidt, kron4 news you won't
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Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
controllers. >> reporter: a southwest airlines boeing 737 departing long island, new york this morning veered off course just seconds after pushing away from the gate. listen to what the pilot told the control tower >> we just made your day very exciting. at least ours is off the taxiway into the grass here. police say the >> reporter: flight with 129 passengers and five crew members on board was heading from islip to tampa this morning. the plane ended up stuck in the mud. here's more of the transmission between the pilots and the tower. just after it happened. we are >> going to have to deplane the people and get something in here to tow the aircraft back on the pavement. ok so i'm on the phone right now with fire rescue and they are going to take a ride out there. i'll just close here for now and i'll just take everyone around the long way. it's no big deal. let assistance. ok thank you. >> reporter: the airline says maintenance crews are working to move the aircraft and evaluate it looking into what happened. >> we started backing out of the gate and you know we're right on
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
us now to talk about the market is rob black. big news is coming out this morning. the new york stock exchange is being sold off to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic big board. and break down what this means rock. >> a lot of people will lose their jobs in the fear of this. the weekly unemployment claims rose 17,000 to 361,000. this is what it comes down to periods i never thought that it was a good idea for them to be publicly traded. is it good that they are public we traded? >> know. i do not think it matters. i just feel like it is an exchange initiative be helped probably. >>hailed the privately. >> do we have anything to worry about? >> . i am not saying that. so far, they stated that would not change anything. the u.s. economy is doing better. it grew at an annualized growth rate at 3.1%. >> the federal reserve probably not have to act or do any thing. all these numbers we are going over the cliffs. >> i think it will be s super bowl cliff. if people start to freak out. two weeks from now you will be seeing it i
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Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
. contractors have done the initial assessment of about 7000 homes in new york city and 2000 homes for similar initiative on long island. so far only about 400 homes had been completed. >> mitt romney has a job again he is returning to the board of directors at marriott international hotel. he has been on the board twice before but left to run for political office. army has kept a low profile since the election spending time with his family at their california home. the romney and marriott families are close. in fact mitt romney whose first name is willard was named after the hotels founder john willard marriott. >> it is a high resolution so in a high-profile case. george zimmerman stiffest in releasing a picture taken february 26th by police officer after trayvon martin was shot and killed. you can see the photo here with a bloody face. zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder in the 17 year-old death. he says he was on a neighborhood patrol and was acting in self-defense. but in florida steady your ground lost to the test. defense attorney mark o'meara says the photo was origi
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00am PST
jack pinto. little buddy wrestler. he was an avid new york giants fan. in fact, he was buried in a giant jersey. >> new town is forever changed. we came today as 18. that is a we are. >> most new town students will return to school this morning. >> students of sandy hook elementary will not. >> trucks filled with school materials headed to a neighboring town for a neighboring middle school. >> with the children come in the wall to the classroom that is as close as possible to the one they left. >> there is no official date when sandy hook will resume. i am natish lance reporting. >> the national largest gun rights group the national rifle association has gone silent. >> the groups face book page has disappeared and it is not sent a message on twitter since the extent of the connecticut shooting became clear. >> the nra leaders have approached on sunday talk shows. >> during past crew best- crisis since the group defended the rights of gun owners. but in cases, one political strategist says the nra's approach is possibly that-probably wise given the emotions involved. >> meanwhile t
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Dec 12, 2012 7:00am PST
arrived at the site in new york city yesterday. it will have 100 and floor >> detectives in pleasant hill is a copycat criminal maybe the blame for the latest pipe bomb incident outside a school there. i balm was found outside of pleasant hill elementary school yesterday. it did not go off and no one was hurt. on saturday vandals' blue up this mailbox, a short time later officers and dismantled another pipe bomb and arrested three teens. police successfully dismantled a pipe bomb found yesterday at the school and no arrests have been made. >> uc berkeley is launching a new scholarship fund exclusively for undocumented students. the dreamers fund will start with a $1 million donation from the evelyn and walter haas jr. foundation. undocumented students in california are eligible for some state to fund its culture programs but are eligible for federal financial aid. the million dollar fund will be paid out over the next five to 10 years. san jose ranks near the top nationally and rising home prices. according to the federal housing finance agency, home prices jumped over 3.4%
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Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
interviewing him right before he started a big talker. he came from new york where they won the super bowl looking forward to playing out here. something did not work and that is it. >> things are working when kaopernick. he looks good. the 49 is a great. however the a look against tom ready? >> you watched knowing last night? the next two games are really want to be a big deal they're both on the road and if you saw new england take houston apart last night you know that will be good. >> nbc they can decide which gained to put in prime-time and next week it is new england which is said. a week from sunday night it will be the san francisco 49ers at seattle. they decided to make that the national game of the week. back-to-back games. if the technical 49ers uselose both that could find themselves in second place. >> that is the worst-case scenario. when you saw what brady did that guy is amazing. got the gift to football r g iii. i guess he is tied with brady. >> you know was no. 3 in the quarterback ratings. alex smith. >> we ignore that sent brady and argierg iii. >> it does not look good
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Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm PST
shoved onto the tracks and killed yesterday.... new york city police say naeem davis did it - and even implicated himself. this 30 year-old naeem davis implicated himself after he was spotted on a surveillance video. this argument began it was not clear what they were upset about. davis was telling him to leave him alone. and then he shoved this korean immigrant onto the tracks. and stood by as the man was ran over. this photograph made a lot of people angry and raising questions. they and they were trying to pull himself up to the platform why did nobody help? and if this freelance photographer that took the photographs should been trying to help instead of aiding a camera. the photographer says that he was too far away and there is no way that he coul reach the man and flashed try to sial the train driver. they say that he was hit and dragged 15 trea feet--tom trucks. the talk today is not only about the crime newspaper handled the coverage. >>pam: washington's governor has signed a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in that state. last month, 54- percent of voters approved re
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Dec 26, 2012 8:00pm PST
rainfall along the coast. along new-york city several winter advisories and warnings for this area. 1 ft. of snowfall expected. very gusting winds this is going to be tapering off as we go for the next 24 hours. for the local weather, we could see some rainfall with more expected in the north bay. santa rosa, three- quarters of 1 in.. as we take a look at the next couple of days. a dry day but it is going to be chilly. the skies clearing. we will be seeing 30's and low 30's away from the coast. frost and as we go towards friday, the day will be cold. with the increasing cloud coverage in the rainfall. possibly linked ring towards friday. temperatures tomorrow lingering-possibly rainfall possibly live reports credit car lingering towards friday -- you want to give yourself some extra time tomorrow. to scrape your wind chills, defrost a possible frost advisories. and 40's and the sunnyvale. and redwood city, a very chilly start and temperatures are going to warm up. not quite that much, low 50s bay-area wide. the degrees in san francisco, oakland, to be three degrees in fremont and 53 degr
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Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm PST
this year on a team that could land him a second super bowl ring. the new york giants he has been suspended and it would cost them $300,000. and harbaugh does not want to comment even have been the worst of. itjacobs also posted photos not surprisingly jacobs has been suspended for the final three games - without pay - meaning his little social $300,000. anything to add coach harbaugh? >> no, and, no comment. >> and jackie are you shocked? >> and ibm also shocked. my mother-is celebrating her 93rd birthday. she will not be seeing kron because she is still at her party. >> that is great. that she can still see your and my brother-in-law picked up the check. and you know that he must have had too much to drink [laughter] >> and they think that pop- up but my brother. just jumping right and. and i am so happy for my mother. but that was terrific. >> 3 linebacker, rolando was suspended for contract detrimental to the team when he got into the young coach's face. maclaine does not have to turn to the team until the beaches with coach dennis allen who was in texas. and chilly-meets with
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Dec 30, 2012 8:00pm PST
to a fire in upstate new york. the casket held the body of volunteer firefighter and police lieutenant michael chiapperini. the 43 year old was one of two firefighters gunned down, police say by an ex- con who deliberately set his house on fire to lure fire crews into a deadly ambush. each law enforcement officer passed by lieutenant chiapperini's casket. the funeral for 19 year old volunteer firefighter tomasz kaczowka is scheduled for tomorrow. >>> 2012 is drawing to a close. and tonight kron4 is looking back at the stories what that story -- tonight at eight-30. but first, the new year, usually means new laws. the bay area city where there won't be anymore free parking on sundays -- and a lot of people not happy about it. >>> i think it is not good! >>> many people are unhappy that a long standing tradition is about to be a thing of the parking meters will no longer be free on sundays starting in january. kron4's maureen kelly explains how the new parking enforcement plan will work. >> reporter: time is running out for free parking on sunday. starting january 6th the city
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
comes in first. san francisco a segment in seattle vancouver and new york city. coming in six is washington d.c. toronto's chicago lost angeles and running out the top 10 as montreal. we posted this list on the kron4 news facebook page. in response to it says it chicago should not be on the list or at least be last. at the road and sang pretty surprising results. montreal should be before and ballet. what are your thoughts about the city? tell us what you think on the kron4 news facebook page. >> the man who gave america a free talk and talk about by stealing a base in the world series will stay a stamp and cisco giant. a 40 year 40 million contract for year 40 million contract they celebrate with a $270 a bottle of tappan juror. marco scutaro is the latest key free agent who has not re-signed yet. >> will have updates for you in the next ouour watching muni s.i. of relief this morning. in the 5:00 hour they've restored all muni service. we will have the latest on the new service coming up. some bay area fire stations closing their doors next year after voters rejected a measure
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Dec 30, 2012 8:00am PST
alecia reed, kron 4 news . a new york woman has been charged with a hate crime for allegedly pushing a man to his death in front of a subway train. >>> police say the surveillance video they released helped find erika menendez. the queens district attorney says menendez implicated herself in thursday's crime. he says she also professed hatred toward muslims and hindus. witnesses to the death say they saw a woman pacing the elevated platform and muttering to herself just before she pushed her victim. this was the second time this month someone was shoved to their death in front of a train. >>> 8: 22 hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >> more than 80
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